Jan 14, 2021
EP 72 - Matthew McConaughey
We are excited to share this interview with Matthew McConaughey. Matthew has a book out called Green Lights. His book shares with us his stories, his experiences, and his core beliefs that have brought him to a place in life he is very comfortable and happy with. We talk about his upbringing, his career journey, his family, and his faith. We talk about my favorite Matthew movies: Lucy, Interstellar, and Contact. This interview, like the book is full of so many lessons that can be applied to everyone's life. I know that like us, you will be absolutely charmed by Matthew's humor, humility, humanity and pure talent as a storyteller. After enjoying this interview you will be grabbing his book "Green Lights" because you will want more of Matthew.
Texas native MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched the actor’s career in the cult classic “Dazed and Confused.” Since then, he has won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ron Woodruff in "Dallas Buyers Club", appeared in over 40 feature films that have grossed over $1 billion; and has become a producer, director, and philanthropist with his just keep livin Foundation – all the while sticking to his Texas roots and “jk livin” philosophy. McConaughey also serves as creative director for Wild Turkey and has co-created his own bourbon, Longbranch. He serves as Minister of Culture/M.O.C. for the University of Texas Athletic Department and The Austin FC Soccer Club, where he is part owner. McConaughey’s first book, Greenlights, was published on October 20, 2020, and was an immediate #1 New York Times bestseller. He currently resides in Austin, Texas, with his wife Camila and their three kids, where he is a professor at the University of Texas in Austin.